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26

Mar

Salamanders are shrinking as their mountain habitats get warmer, drierIn response to the climate shift of their habitats, salamanders are undergoing a shockingly rapid change in size. The question is whether this is an adaptation, or the first signs of a trend toward extinction.

Salamanders are shrinking as their mountain habitats get warmer, drier
In response to the climate shift of their habitats, salamanders are undergoing a shockingly rapid change in size. The question is whether this is an adaptation, or the first signs of a trend toward extinction.

14

Mar

Survey finds most Americans undaunted by global warmingAge and political views factored into a recent Gallup survey about global warming’s effects on the planet.

Survey finds most Americans undaunted by global warming
Age and political views factored into a recent Gallup survey about global warming’s effects on the planet.

04

Mar

Global warming slows down Antarctica’s coldest currentsFresh water is acting like a lid on ocean currents, preventing the exchange of cold and warm waters in the ocean.

Global warming slows down Antarctica’s coldest currents
Fresh water is acting like a lid on ocean currents, preventing the exchange of cold and warm waters in the ocean.

27

Feb

The Quelccaya Ice Cap is melting and global warming is to blameNew research proves that the Peruvian glacier is shrinking due to climate change.

The Quelccaya Ice Cap is melting and global warming is to blame
New research proves that the Peruvian glacier is shrinking due to climate change.

07

Feb

Can soil help us stop global warming?Solar panels and electric cars are important innovations. But taking care of our soil may be just as important in the fight against climate change.

Can soil help us stop global warming?
Solar panels and electric cars are important innovations. But taking care of our soil may be just as important in the fight against climate change.

28

Jan

Polar bears changing hunting and dietary habits as ice shrinksAs it becomes more difficult to get their winter bulk on, polar bears are turning to caribou and snow geese for food.

Polar bears changing hunting and dietary habits as ice shrinks
As it becomes more difficult to get their winter bulk on, polar bears are turning to caribou and snow geese for food.

22

Jan

2013 ties for 4th hottest year on recordThe NOAA’s annual climate report shows that most of the planet experienced above-average annual temperatures in 2013.

2013 ties for 4th hottest year on record
The NOAA’s annual climate report shows that most of the planet experienced above-average annual temperatures in 2013.

20

Jan

We can thank global warming for twice the El NinosMore extreme El Niños can lead to more droughts, wildfires and flooding, depending on the region affected.

We can thank global warming for twice the El Ninos
More extreme El Niños can lead to more droughts, wildfires and flooding, depending on the region affected.

16

Jan

02

Jan

Global warming could drive world temperatures up 7 degrees by 2100As cloud cover decreases, global temperatures will rise, according to a new study.

Global warming could drive world temperatures up 7 degrees by 2100
As cloud cover decreases, global temperatures will rise, according to a new study.